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Bootstrap 4: What’s New

A Visual Guide to The Next Bootstrap

Carol Skelly
Jun 6, 2016 · 7 min read

Heads up Aug 2017__ Bootstrap 4 Beta is out! See my latest on what’s new and changed for the long-awaited BS4 beta release.

Panels are now Cards

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Bootstrap 3 Panel vs. Bootstrap 4 Card
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Bootstrap 4 Context Background Colors

Fonts are Bigger

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Typeface is larger in Bootstrap 4

The Grid Has Changed

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Bootstrap 3 large tier
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Bootstrap 3 medium tier
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Bootstrap 3 small tier
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Bootstrap 3 extra small tier

The Bootstrap 4 Grid

Introducing the new XL grid tier

Desktop and laptops

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The XL breakpoint is screen widths > 1200px

Landscape tablets

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The LG breakpoint is screen widths > 992px

Portrait tablets & landscape phablets

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The MD breakpoint is screen widths > 768px

Phablets & landscape smartphones

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The SM breakpoint is screen widths > 544px

Portrait smartphones

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The XS breakpoint is screen widths < 544px

Many Little Things

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Bootstrap 4 Buttons

Utility Classes

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Update July 2016

Bootstrap 4 Alpha 3 Released

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Update Sept 2016

Bootstrap 4 Alpha 4


Update Jan 2017

Bootstrap 4 Alpha 6


Update May 2018


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